“Beyond the Beach”, a name designed to give shore visitors reasons to plan repeat visits year round are scripted and hosted by Destination Marketing Director Lori Pepenella, and shot by Steve Acito, a 2 time Emmy Award nominated producer director, and co-founder of Bluewire Media. The Beyond the Beach segments inform, educate and entertain. They cover a variety of topics, from pre and post season events, cooking demonstrations by local chefs, and profiles of local businesses, to save-the-date messages to help visitors plan in advance popular off season events such as the Wedding Road Show, various environmental events, Chowderfest Weekend, holiday activities like the Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade and winter promotions such as Chocolate Week and The Polar Plunge.
Beyond the Beach segments air 10 times every day during the summer season on LBI TV cable channel 22. The airtimes cover every day part: Mornings at 8,9,10 & 11am; Afternoons at 4, 5 and 6pm; Prime Time at 8:30 & 9:30pm, and Late Night at 12 Midnight. In addition an aggressive on air broadcast schedule, segments can be viewed online at LBITV.com and through the VisitLBIRegion website portal.
For more information about Beyond the Beach and other iniatives happening with the LBI Region DMO/Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce contact chamber 609 494 7211 at 265 West Ninth Street Ship Bottom NJ
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